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BREAKING NEWS: Jonathan Zook Found Not Guilty On 3 Charges, Guilty Only of Interfering With Police

April 19, 2012

Jonathan Zook. Photo by Paul.

By Paul Cone

In the first Occupy Portland case to come to trial, Jonathan Zook was exonerated this morning of charges of resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, and assault.  Zook was found guilty only of interfering with a police officer.

Updated 11:35 a.m. – For the lone guilty charge, Judge Karin Immergut has sentenced Zook to 2 days in jail, 1 year probation, a $400 fine, and 80 hours of community service.

One Response to BREAKING NEWS: Jonathan Zook Found Not Guilty On 3 Charges, Guilty Only of Interfering With Police

  1. Jackie on April 19, 2012 at 2:08 PM

    http://www.facebook.com/events/294384150642597/

    Rally tomorrow, Friday, at 1:45pm outside the (In)justice Center! PETITION FOR RETRIAL OR REMOVAL OF JONATHAN’S CHARGES NOW!

    One correction, this is the fifth Occupy Portland-related trial, but the first trial by jury. Four defendants facing violation charges already defended themselves in a trial by judge. None of them had lawyers and they were found guilty by Judge Albrecht and charged with $100 fines each. http://www.portlandoccupier.org/2012/03/14/occupys-battles-in-court/

    If you would like to help these and other defendants with their fines, donate to the legal fund on http://occupyportland.org/donate/, or give directly to the defendants.

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